Habitat for Humanity Canada's vision, mission and values are delivered by Habitat for Humanity affiliates that work in over 300 communities across Canada. Habitat for Humanity Canada affiliates select and prepare partner families for homeownership, manage the construction of Habitat homes, and hold partner family mortgages. They play a vital role at the local level by engaging community volunteers, securing resources, increasing the profile of Habitat for Humanity and raising awareness about the issue of affordable homeownership in their communities.
In Nova Scotia Habitat for Humanity provides Affordable homeownership opportunities for low income working Nova Scotia families. With the help of volunteer builders, sponsor money and donor materials we construct energy efficient affordable homes for purchase by low income families. It is part of our mandate to provide educational opportunities on home maintenance and budgeting for homeownership.
Habitat World Photo Contest
Enter the Habitat World photo contest for a chance to build at the 2014 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project. For the 2014 Habitat World photo contest, we’ve made it even easier for you to enter. This year, follow @habitatforhumanity on Instagram and post your photos depicting Habitat’s mission and impact with the hashtag #HabitatPhotoContest.
The foundation has been poured and the walls are up at the Drysdale Road build site in Spryfield. The crew from Lindsay Construction have been busy building the first two family homes on the land that will someday host up to 40 Habitat for Humanity homes.
Thanks to all who participated in the Meaning of Home contest. Students in grades 4, 5 and 6 submitted their stories on line, stories that expressed their feelings about home and what it means to each of them. Visit the Meaning of Home website to find out more.